Other Resources

College Planning:

Oregon Career Information System (CIS) is a great resource, all about career and college planning! - - Click on "Sign In CIS for Internet" (Username: CISEHS, Password: littleranger)

Another great resource, all about college planning! -

For Foster Youth, an excellent website with which to become familiar! - Oregon Foster Youth Connection

Resources for students with disabilities:

Financial Aid and Scholarship Assistance:

FAFSA: Seniors may begin their FAFSA on October 1 (not before)

FAFSA FSA ID: Seniors should apply for their FSA ID anytime fall of senior year, before October 1.

FAFSA Phone #: 1-800-433-3243

CSS Profile:

Federal Sources: Has links to federal government sources of grants and scholarships, such as: U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Armed Forces; and private scholarship providers and scholarship search directories.

State and Institutional Sources: 

Apply for an Oregon Opportunity Grant through your FAFSA. You must submit your FAFSA for consideration.

OSAC Scholarship Online Application: (Students, you may begin this application as early as the fall of your junior year, to search for scholarships and write your four short essays!)

OSAC has produced some excellent 5-15 minute long podcasts on many helpful college topics on essay-writing, tips for juniors, making the most of a college fair, etc. Click:

Visit the "ASPIRE, Scholarship" tab for a selection of many available scholarships.

College Admission Application Fee Deferral/Waiver Slips:

Fee deferral slip for college admission application fees to the Oregon four-year public universities are available, if you qualify, by clicking HERE. Print this out, fill it out and request your counselor to fill out the bottom part.

Fee waiver slips for admission applications to many other colleges are available in the counseling office. 

College for Undocumented Students: 
Click on the link to get information on how to access a college education as an undocumented student. 
Guide for Undocumented Students

College Entrance Testing:

SAT: **

SAT Helpline: 1-866-756-7346 (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Eastern Time)

ACT: **

ACT Helpline: 1-319-337-1270 (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Central Time)

** Fee waiver slips for the SAT or ACT tests are available in the Counseling office. 

SAT Test Prep:

  • College Board

  • Test Prep: 9 Tips for SAT Success

  • 4Tests SAT Preparation

  • SAT Math Problem Solving

  • SAT Test Study Guide (PDF)

  • 10 Steps to Earning a High SAT Score

  • Test Tactics and Sectional Strategies for the SAT

  • SAT Preparation - Practice Tests

  • SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject Test Preparation Tips

  • SAT Essay Prep Guidelines (PDF)

  • About the new SAT TEST and SAT EXAM

  • Free SAT Practice Test

  • Math Quiz 1

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    Scholarship Search Engines: (Username:  CISEHS, Password:  littleranger)

    ISTS Funding Resources For nursing programs and scholarships

    If you plan to ask someone for a recommendation that you can include in a college admission application, scholarship application, or for another reason, please ask the person EARLY so as to give them time to write you the best recommendation they can. "Early" means giving them notice at least a week in advance of when you need their recommendation, but two weeks is even better. 
    Additionally, using the form provided by this link will better prepare your reference to write you a personal and focused recommendation. You can print it out and fill it in to give to your intended recommenders, or use it to guide your request, again, to make sure you get the most focused recommendation that addresses the points you would like addressed. 
    Remember to thank your recommenders for their efforts on your behalf. Most likely they are putting in their own time and a lot of effort to create a recommendation that can help you secure an admissions offer, a scholarship, or perhaps employment!
    Recommendation Form Here